John George Conser

27 April 1751–1816 (Age 64)
New Hanover, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

The Life of John George

John George Conser was born on 27 April 1751, in New Hanover, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. He married Catherine Renninger in 1772, in Allen Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1816, at the age of 65.

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John George Conser
Catherine Renninger
Marriage: 1772
John George Conser
Phillip Conser

Spouse and Children

Allen Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States


World Events (6)


Age 25

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 25

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 35

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Ganser .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Baptismal record in the New Hanover Lutheran Church, also in the Proc. Penn. German Soc., Vol. 20, page 243, referenced on pg 9 of The Conser Family, v. 1, by John P. Horan

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